If you hold one of qualifications listed below you are eligible to work in New Zealand as a locum tenens specialist in obstetrics jobs and gynaecology jobs for up to twelve months. You are also eligible to apply for vocational registration, which has no restriction on the time you can work in New Zealand. However, qualification criteria can change at the discretion of the New Zealand Medical Council at any time. Please feel free to contact your Ochre Recruitment consultant to check whether your qualifications are still current.
The approved specialist qualifications in obstetrics and gynaecology are:
Doctors who hold a specialist qualification in obstetrics and gynaecology but not one of those listed above may be eligible to apply for vocational registration in New Zealand, allowing you to work at consultant level.
Doctors without vocational qualifications who have worked in obstetrics and gynaecology for a minimum of 30 hours per week for at least 33 out of the last 48 months in one of the following Comparable Health countries, may be also be eligible to work in New Zealand at registrar level, depending on your level of training and experience.
Comparable Health System countries are:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Each case is different, and there are several pathways to registration in New Zealand. Register with us to have an in-depth assessment of your eligibility and registration options with one of our consultants.
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant Start Date: October 2018, Fixed Term 12 months Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position Our client requires an Obstetrics & Gynaecology Consultant to start on October 2018, for 12 months (Fixed Term). Successful applicants will work with an enthusiastic team of Consultants, Registrars, Midwives and House Officers. The Specialist team provides secondary, antenatal and labour support to a maternity population of approximately 2400 births per annum. On Call duties include responsibility for the delivery suite, acute antenatal and gynaecological assessments and admission, as well as supervising and teaching registrars and house officers within the maternity and operating theatre units. The Location Located in a beautiful provincial centre on the East Coast of the North Island, NZ with approximately 162,000 population. It enjoys stunning scenery and a temperate climate with sunny ... Read More
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Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Start Date: 1 October 2018 onwards Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An opportunity exists for Permanent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (0.7 FTE) working 56 hours a fortnight starting 1 October 2018 onwards. The preferred candidate will join the specialist team providing secondary level Obstetrics and Gynaecology services and will share a strong commitment to delivering high quality health care for women and families. You will participate fully in the acute roster, facilitate integrated care and foster effective relationships with health professionals across the system to ensure that we achieve maximum support and health gain for the clients. The position offers excellent working conditions, a relocation package and a negotiable commencement date. The Location Situated at the top of the South Island, it is well known for its temperate climate, award winning winer... Read More
Permanent Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior House Officer Start Date: 10 July 2018 Rates: Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications The Position An opportunity exists for Permanent Obstetrics & Gynaecology Senior House Officer to join a multi-disciplinary team starting 10 July 2018. The Location Located in the Lower North Island, the range of harbour, river, plains and mountain landscapes gives this location its unique appeal. This region caters to all lifestyles and is an excellent location for both families and single people. With a huge range of cultural and entertainment options, plus a fantastic outdoors and sporting lifestyle, this is a sought after location. Essential Criteria Must have full registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand and a current APC. Take your medical career to the next level with Ochre Recruitment, one of Australasia's most established and trusted agencies. You'll benefit from the personalised ser... Read More
Permanent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant Date: ASAP or 1 July 2018 Rates: Salary dependent on experience and qualifications The Position Our client is seeking a Permanent Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Consultant to commence ASAP or starting 1 July 2018. The Location Located in a famously friendly city - with the community feeling of a smaller place and all the culture and entertainment opportunities of a larger city. A wonderful place for families with great education facilities (primary through tertiary) and many exciting activities for all ages on the doorstep! Some of New Zealand's most beautiful national parks and coastlines are just round the corner, providing great fishing, surfing and hiking. Ski fields, one of the country's wine growing regions, and adventure sports hubs are all an easy drive away. The city itself has a blossoming arts and culture scene and great restaurants and bars. What more could you want? Essential Cri... Read More